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Elliptical Fitness Trainer Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Elliptical Fitness Trainer.

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How to use the Elliptical Trainer

This standard piece of exercise equipment is one of the most popular in many gyms. Ellipticals are a unique hybrid of a treadmill, stepper, bike and cross-country skier, that move your legs in an elongated oval pattern (hence the name elliptical). Th...  Read more

9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

12 Ways to Bust Out of Your Comfort Zone

A comfort zone is a nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to work out there. Comfort is defined as, "a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or discomfort." That sounds conducive to napping in a hammock, getting a massa...  Read more

Beat the Crowds at the Gym

If you have a gym membership, you know how frustrating it can be when the gym is too crowded for comfort. Isn't it tough enough to muster the motivation to head out the door to exercise? Then you arrive, dressed and ready for a workout, only to f...  Read more

Boutique Studios: 5 Reasons to Take a Fitness Field Trip

Not so long ago, workout experiences were more or less the same for everyone: You would go to the gym, churn out some miles on the treadmill or elliptical, try a few weight machines or take a one-size-fits-all exercise class. All of that has chan...  Read more

Tell us how u get your protein all day? (Me, protein shakes, chicken and eggs.)#motivation #fitness
Updated 6/25/2016 2:01:11 PM

Tell us how u get your protein all day? (Me, protein shakes, chicken and eggs.)#motivation #fitness...  Read more

Any recommendations for a fitness tracker?
Updated 6/28/2016 12:06:06 PM

I'm looking to invest in a tracker and with so many out there these days I'd like some feedback on which ones are worth the money. I'm looking for one that will track not just steps but biking also....  Read more

Total fitness: A complete workout must include war
Updated 6/24/2016 10:41:23 PM

Total fitness: A complete workout must include warm up, cardio, strenght training, cool down and stretching. This allows your body to warm up and to cool down as you begin and end the work out. After a warm up you work harder....  Read more

#Fitness #exercise I have been going to the gym 3
Updated 6/25/2016 3:00:24 PM

#Fitness #exercise I have been going to the gym 3 times a week for a couple weeks now with some friends. Can anyone suggest some good machines for fat burning? We've done some toning, but we still have a lot of fat to burn....  Read more

I need #fitness #help. Doing #couchto5k and want to add strength training. Does anyone have a plan f
Updated 6/23/2016 8:34:25 PM

I need #fitness #help. Doing #couchto5k and want to add strength training. Does anyone have a plan for making those work together? Currently doing 10k-15k steps everyday (#fitbit) & walk/run on alternate days. What do you suggest for muscle building?...  Read more

Try something new

Whenever I start to feel bored with-food, exercise-whateverI try something new. Now have discovered do not like acorn squash but butternut squash and spaghetti squash I love. Don't like elliptical or stairclimber but like the elliptical beast as I ca...  Read more

Intervals on the Elliptical

Try the interval program on the elliptical trainer. For 5 months I used the elliptical regularly in the 1 to 3 resistance level. I didn't think I could do more. Then I tried the interval program. I not only could I do it, but I burned far more calori...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

30-Minute Interval Workout for the Elliptical

I know plenty of people who love their elliptical trainers—and there is plenty of reason to. The elliptical mimics the motion of walking or running but with very little impact on the joints. That means it's more comfortable for you to get y...  Read more

We Tried It: A Personal Trainer in Your Pocket--for $10

If you attend workout classes regularly, then you probably know how a good instructor can help you get a really great workout. One of the things I love about fitness classes is that I tend to work harder, try more things and get a better workout than...  Read more